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Media Life: Reluctant Pilot Hill cheerleader pens a Penguin novel

Golden Sierra High School students from the early Reagan era may remember her as “the reluctant cheerleader,” newly published author Shana Mahaffey recalls with a laugh. Mahaf ...

Money does grow on trees for Auburn owner of rare palm

It’s not often that you have a 15-ton, 30-foot-high asset growing in your backyard. Roger and Chris Jacobs discovered that their Chilean wine palm was both rare and valuable whe ...

Could typo cost Placer taxpayers $117,000?

A contractor is claiming a misplaced decimal point on a bid – and Placer County’s stubbornness – will cost taxpayers $117,000. Steve Hunter, Tricorp Construction president, ...

Media Life: World’s tallest canine lives on in pages of new book

Gibson is gone but readers of the 2010 volume of “Ripley’s Believe It or Not” will see a nice tribute to the late, great world’s tallest dog. The Nevada County resident was ...